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Arena Hotel

4.0 of 5 Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baku, Azerbaijan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable hotel in a very convenient location. Close (4 minutes walk) to main city sites and restaurants. I blame myself for not booking rooms on higher floors because they are more beautiful and spacious higher. Staff is friendly and there are a lot to do around. The breakfast is good. Thanks for enjoyable stay!

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dilber K, We thank you for your nice reviews about Arena Hotel and spent your time to write your opinions on Tripadvisor.com. We hope to see you in our hotel in the nearest date. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More

Sibiu
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friends and I were extremely disappointed upon our arrival at the hotel, because we didn’t get the suite we’ve booked MONTHS in advance. I showed the printed (personal) confirmation I’ve received from Arena Hotel to the female receptionist and her rude and untactful explanation was, and I quote: - a family arrived two days ago and we gave them... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 4 days here in a lovely comfortable room in the new wing - spacious, cool, quiet and state of the art bathroom. All the staff were fabulous but the amazing lady on reception (who spoke at least 3 languages with total fluency and ease!) was the cream on top. She was so friendly, knowledgeable and made me feel so... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lee H, İnitially, we thank you for you shared your opinions and left your comments about our hotel. The opinions and comments of our guests are extremely important for us. We want you to know that we consider whole opinions and we ponder on them. Thank you for your beautiful reviews and hope to see you again in the... More

Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and amazing staff. Perfect for sightseeing in Sultanhamet and close to tram to access other parts of Istanbul. Great b'fast buffet and close to other restaurants for dinner. Rooms in new wing very nice and older rooms atmospheric. Highly recommend.

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Apiphile, Thank you very much for your recommendations and your nice reviews. It was very nice to host you in our hotel and to know that you were glad of your accommodation. We thank you again and again, hope to see you in the nearest date in our hotel. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More

california
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94 reviews 94 reviews
23 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid 30 euros to be picked up the airport, our flight was late, we waited a little but they came, the rooms are basic but clean, staff are very helpful, great breakfast, they stored our luggage, for the day after check out and helped us get a taxi to the port. Wonderful service except the airport pickup. Location is... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carolab, Thank you for sharing your opinions and leave your comments on Tripadvisor for our Hotel. We are really happy that you spent nice times in here and thank you again for you mentioned about our facilities and the points that you were glad. We look forward to see you in here soon, and wish you a nice life... More

bournemouth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A central hotel with staff that are so friendly and helpful. They organised a superb guide for us too. The breakfast was great and we were even upgraded into a larger room on arrival. I can't fault this hotel! I would definitely stay again and have already recommended it to my neighbours.

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susie H, It's very nice to hear you had a gorgeous time in İstanbul also in our hotel. If we could provide a good accommodation for you that's the peace of mind for us. Thank you for your recommendations and hope to see you and your neighbours here very soon! Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More

Paderborn, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 6 nights in October in the Arena hotel. I was in Istanbul partly for business and partly private. I liked the location in the old part of the town, quite near to the Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, and Blue Mosque (200 - 300m) very much. The tram station is about 400m to walk and easy to reach. The... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne H, Thank you very very much for your pleasant comments about our hotel. Your reviews are crucial for us, because they help us what route we need to follow. Thank you againfor you allocated your precious time to review on Tripadvisor, we look forward you to see here at the soonest possible date. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More

Northern Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights in this excellent hotel. Our room, 207, was in the original part of the hotel and was spacious, airy and had plenty of storage and chairs, and the bathroom had a jacuzzi bath. Hayati at reception was most friendly and helpful and was able to check us in for our return flight. The Arena is ideally... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Way2go07, It's very nice to hear that you enjoyed your visit and benefit our facilities and had a very nice vacation in our hotel. And we thank you cuz you mentioned about our position and how close to main attractions, it's just 5 minutes walking away from hotel to all major sights. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More

NONE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed for 5 nights at this hotel. We stayed at their only Family Room and it was perfect for our family of 4! A family of 5 would also be very comfortable in this room. It’s also perfect for a girl’s trip! The room has two bedrooms. One bedroom has 2 single beds, a closet with safe and... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PSH75, Firstly, we would like to thank you for your nice opinions and reviews about our hotel and shared your time to write on Tripadvisor. Regarding the downsides, calling to pray is same allover the Türkiye, you can hear that in everywhere, on every road, in every place. And about the breakfast, we're glad that you enjoyed the breakfast... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Had a 5 night stay in October 2014. The position is excellent in relation to Sultanahmet Sq hippodrome, the tram line etc. BUT the hotel's immediate environment is a bit unpleasant, dusty dirty streets around there, somewhat malodorous. That, of course, is not the fault of the hotel! The staff were fine, friendly, informative and helpful no matter the time... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Waz W., First of all, we really appreciate that you allocated your time to leave your comments for our hotel. We're happy that you spent a pleasant time in here, your gladness is very important for us. AS concerns the traffic İstanbuls' population rounds about 14.000.000 and the square measure is 5,313 km2. Under these circumstances, there can be... More

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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Arena Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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